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Professor in History of science and ideas. Head of research for History and education and Umeå Research Centre for Social Studies Didactics (UmSOD). Assistant Head of Department.
Postdoctoral research fellow
Gender/military historian with a focus on identity, masculinity, and nationalism. My thesis concerns Swedish speaking Civil Guards in the Civil Guard Districts of Vaasa and Turunmaa 1918-1939.
Charlotta Svonni is a PhD candidate in History and Education with a focus on Sámi education.
Professor of History of Science and Ideas, and director of Umeå Studies in Science, Technology and Environment. Elected member of Umeå University Board.
Professor of Church History at the Faculty of Arts (50 %) and Professor of History and Education at Umeå School of Education (50 %)
I am Senior Lecturer in Practical Philosophy. My main research interests are in bioethics (reproductive ethics in particular) and the philosophy of close personal relationships.
Reader in Old Testament exegetsis. Post-doc in theology. Studies the development and growth of the Isaianic discourse in the Second Temple period.
Social and economic historian of early modern Europe
I'm a PhD candidate in History and Education and a part of the Gender School for Gender Studies (UCGS).
Finn Arne Jørgensen was assistant professor of history of technology and environment from 2010-2014, and associate professor of the same field from 2014-2017. He is at present Professor of environmental history at University of Stavanger, Norway, but remains employed in a 20% position at Umeå University for two externally funded research grants, Digital Models and Experiencing Nature in the Digital Age.
I am a postdoc in environmental archaeology, combining ecological and palaeoecological approaches for the study of biodiversity changes
Glenn Sandström is a Docent/Associate Professor researching family dynamics in historical and contemporary perspective.
I am senior research assistant at the Environmental Archaeology Lab, working with plant macro-remains.
Doctoral student in Systematic Theology.
I am a Senior Research Assistant in Environmental History, with a focus on global environmental issues, sustainability, and natural resources from a historical perspective.
Associate professor in History of Science and Ideas. In my research I have focused on the interaction between science, politics and the media in a broad sense.
I am Head of Department and Senior Lecturer in philosophy.
Writing a thesis on the Swedish controversy over dental amalgam cn mercury poisoning in the 1980's and -90's.
I am senior lecturer in philosophy and director of our B.A. program in Philosophy and Society. I teach and supervise in moral philosophy and political philosophy.
Senior lecturer/associate professor (docent) in philosophy and subject coordinator for the philosophy subject at Umeå University.
Enjoying an ERC Consolidator Grant (2016-21) I lead a cross-disciplinary team researching how disabilities affect people's participation in society, past and present.
Professor of Archaeology
I work as a study administrator for the subjects of History and Archaeolgy.
I am docent in systematic theology. My research is primarily in philosophical- and fundamental theology, but I am also interested in classical dogmatics.
Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies with a focus on Islam, especially in India. Teaches Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, the history of non-violent conflict, and the sociology of religion.
PhD student in environmental archaeology, mainly environmental reconstructions and mobility. Project assistant in the SEAD project, responsible for import and quality assurance of data.
I am Associate Professor in New Testament Exegesis. The focus of my research has been early Jewish texts on the one hand, and identity formation and interpretation of history among early Christians on the other.
Director of The Environmental Archaeology Lab and the Strategic Environmental Archaeology Database (SEAD), two research infrastructures for archaeology.
I am a PhD student in archaeology studying mobility and spatial organisation at settlements by using archaeological and ethnographical sources combined with chemical, physical and spectral analysis.
My responsibilities are internal and external communication which include the departments website, calendar, ads, posters and other printed information.
I am a PhD student in philosophy. My research revolves around axiology applied within the field of political philosophy, with a special focus on the capability approach framework.
I am a PhD student in History, researching emotions and perceptions of the capital punishment and royal mercy in petitions in 17th and 18th century Sweden.
I work as an archaeobotanist at the Environmental Archaeological Laboratory and am responsible for macrofossil analyses connected to the consultancy work at the lab.
I am a senior lecturer in philosophy, with a focus on practical philosophy. My research is centered around free will, moral responsibility and animal ethics.
Professor of History and Dean of the Faculty of Arts. My primary research interests lie in women and gender history from different perspectives: legal, political and social, 1650-1920.